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What is the best treatment for congenital third nerve palsy?

What is the best treatment for congenital third nerve palsy?

See neurologist. : I recommend seeing a neurologist to better address your treatment needs. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

Palsy (Definition)

...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more

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What are some alternative treatments for progressive supranuclear palsy (psp) like ayurveda, homeopathy or siddha?

What are some alternative treatments for progressive supranuclear palsy (psp) like ayurveda, homeopathy or siddha?

Collaborative care: Psp is a rare degenerative disease of the brain involving movement & balance as well as changes in mood, behavior and personality. Conventional medicine has no cure. Homeopathy does not treat the specific pathological condition, but can help the person by applying the single homeopathic medicine called for by his/her specific experience. You need a very well-trained homeopath to work with you. ...Read more

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Living with Cerebral Palsy (Checklist)

Maintain a physiotherapy program to develop and retain function
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Wear orthotic devices and braces to improve skeletal development
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Do speech therapy to help with jaw and mouth muscles
Monthly
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What is third nerve palsy and what happens?

What is third nerve palsy and what happens?

Cranial nerve insult: The eye muscles are innervated by three major nerves: cranial 3,4 and 6. The third nerve acts on 4 of the six eye muscles and also the pupil and upper lid. Palsy of this nerve occurs from trauma, vascular problems, diabetes and others. In complete palsy the eye cannot move down or towards the nose, the pupil dilates and the lid droops. Sometimes permanent; occasionally can recover. ...Read more

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What steroid is recommended to treat third nerve palsy?

What steroid is recommended to treat third nerve palsy?

Needs evaluation: Third nerve palsy needs a full evaluation of the eye and the brain(nervous system). It depends on the cause of the palsy. It could be from brain which will involves more than one eye movement or localized if its only one muscle movement. If its inflammatory then it may need Prednisone treatment. Please make sure get a full detail professional exam ASAP prior to any steroid use. ...Read more

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Living with Cerebral Palsy (Checklist)

Learn about CP. The more you know, the more you can help your child
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Treat your son or daughter as you would a child without disabilities
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Learn from professionals how to meet your child’s special needs
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Don't be ashamed to ask for help from family and friends
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Does Cialis affect pde6-phosphodiesterase enzyme present in retina and cause electroretinographic abnormalities, pupil-sparing third nerve palsy?

Does Cialis affect pde6-phosphodiesterase enzyme present in retina and cause electroretinographic abnormalities, pupil-sparing third nerve palsy?

Whoa!: Simmer down cowboy. Where are you reading all this stuff? Let's just say non of the available ed meds is "penis only" specific. How's that? ...Read more

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Is there any alternative treatment like homeopathy for sixth carnial nerve palsy..

Is there any alternative treatment like homeopathy for sixth carnial nerve palsy..

Yes, try homeopathy: Homeopathy certainly has the potential of helping sixth cranial nerve palsy. It is important to find a knowledgeable and skilled homeopath, but, fortunately, many of the best homeopaths in the world are in india. ...Read more

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Living with Cerebral Palsy (Checklist)

1. Diagnosis at age 2-5 yrs
45min, 4x a year for 5years
2. Get into good rehab routine with PT/OT
30min, 2x a week, forever
3. Seek a good support group
1hrs, weekly, forever
4. Allow your child to grow emotionally, socially
12hrs, daily, forever
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What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

Depends on cause: With paralysis from a stroke or from a spinal cord injury, the mainstays of treatment start with physical and occupational therapy. The goal is to retrain the muscles and decrease disuse atrophy and spasticity (stiffness). There is a lot of research being done on stem cell transplants and electrocortical activation of prosthetics. We anxiously await their progress. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more

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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more

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